Kris Casey, a Worcester pastor, violated Massachusetts' order prohibiting gatherings of more than 10 people when he held a service in-person Sunday.
His church, Adams Square Baptist Church, held a worship service attended by more than 50 parishioners.
"I pray that pastors around this state and around America would be encouraged to stand up and do what we are allowed to do, what we're constitutionally protected to do," Casey said in a video of the services streamed live to parishioners not in attendance.
Pastor Casey plans to hold another service on Wednesday.
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